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At least 6 dead in typhoon-linked landslides in China

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Six people are reported dead and at least 23 people are still missing after two landslides triggered by a major typhoon swept through separate villages in southeastern China, state media reported.

OPEC nears preliminary accord on oil production


OPEC nears preliminary accord on oil production

'I'd be happy to slaughter' millions of drug addicts: Philippine president

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would "be happy" to exterminate three million drug users and peddlers in the country.

'Birth of a Nation' star says will not apologize over rape case

Actor Parker attends the premiere of "The Birth of a Nation" in Hollywood, CaliforniaBy Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nate Parker, director and star of the new slavery drama "The Birth of a Nation," said he would not apologize over a 17-year-old rape accusation that has hijacked attention from a film once tipped as an Oscar front-runner. Parker, 36, noted to Anderson Cooper in an interview to be broadcast on Sunday on CBS News' "60 Minutes," that he was acquitted of rape in a 2001 trial, and he asked people to look beyond the incident and focus on his movie. The film tells the story of preacher Nat Turner, played by Parker, who in 1831 led a slave rebellion in Virginia.


Canada takes World Cup title after furious comeback in final minutes

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Canada defeated Europe 2-1 after scoring twice in the final minutes of the third period to win the World Cup of Hockey.

China's richest man serves up global badminton deal

Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Wanda Group, speaks during an interview in BeijingBy Matthew Miller BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, has signed an eight-year exclusive partnership with badminton's international governing body, the latest high-level deal by Wanda to expand its global sports footprint. Wanda signed the deal through its subsidiary, Swiss-based sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media, securing the exclusive sponsorship and media rights of major events of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). "Wanda will continue to develop our sports business," said Wang, chairman of the property and entertainment conglomerate, at a signing ceremony on Friday.


Ex-city employees subcontracted to recycle winter sand

Ex-city employees subcontracted to recycle winter sandEdmonton city staff and council members are concerned that former city employees manage Sand Recycling Ltd., the company carrying out the beleaguered winter sand recycling program. A cooling off period would mean there would be a set amount of time that has to pass before a former city employee can be directly or indirectly contracted to do work for the city. City manager Linda Cochrane said there is "no question" Edmonton needs to pursue this.


Uniqlo opens its first Canadian store


Uniqlo is hoping its appeal-to-all business model will succeed in a cutthroat industry that has laid waste to some fashion retailers.

What a $5M townhouse looks like in NYC, Amsterdam and Paris


These three townhouses are in the same price range but that's where the resemblance ends.

Philip Morris sinks money into ‘heat-not-burn’ cigarette alternative


The tobacco giant believes the iQOS — a rechargeable electronic device that heats tubes of tobacco called HeatSticks — will transform the industry.

Sofia Vergara felt 'too old' to date Joe Manganiello


Sofia Vergara felt 'too old' to date Joe Manganiello

I lost my Tinder virginity and here's what happened


I lost my Tinder virginity and here's what happened

Virgin's 'sexual integrity' essay misses the point


Virgin's 'sexual integrity' essay misses the point

PM's top adviser compares Maryam Monsef criticism to U.S. 'birther' movement

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The prime minister's top adviser has taken to Twitter to defend a cabinet minister and to criticize those questioning her family history. Gerald Butts called out the Globe and Mail for an editorial about Maryam Monsef, comparing questions it raised to the American "birther" movement.

Ontario MP Erin O'Toole to explore Conservative leadership bid

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Durham MP Erin O'Toole has resigned as Conservative public safety critic to explore a bid for the leadership of the party.

Man in Trudeau selfie linked to RCMP terror investigation

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CBC News/Radio-Canada has learned that the man in a December 2015 selfie with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one of at least four Quebec men of interest to the RCMP for their alleged connection to the 2012 kidnappings of two Americans in Syria.

Dominic LeBlanc under fire for agreeing to attend private event hosted by law, communications firms

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The Conservatives are accusing Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc of conflict of interest for agreeing to take part in an event hosted by a law firm and communications company that has done work for Irving companies.

Tennessee man awarded $140G for suffering broken neck in jail


A federal jury has ruled that Tennessee's Knox County owes a former inmate $2,000 for each of the 70 days the man spent behind bars with an undiagnosed, untreated broken neck that caused him so much pain he considered killing himself.

Fore! South Korea golf course to get anti-missile battery

South Korea's military aims to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense unit on a golf course, the Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday, after it had to scrap its initial site for the battery in the face of opposition from residents. Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high this year, beginning with North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January, which was followed by a satellite launch, a string of tests of various missiles, and its fifth and largest nuclear test this month. In July, South Korea agreed with the United States that a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile unit would be deployed in the Seongju region, southeast of the capital, Seoul, to defend the country.

Obama arrives in Israel for funeral of Shimon Peres

U.S. President Barack Obama boards Air Force One as he departs Joint Base Andrews in WashingtonBy Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders gathered in Israel on Friday for the funeral of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli prime minister and president whose pursuit of an elusive peace with the Palestinians won international embrace. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also planned to attend the burial, which will be held in the "Great Leaders of the Nation" section of Jerusalem's Mount Herzl cemetery. Abbas's rare visit to the city, a short drive through Israeli military checkpoints from Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, seemed unlikely to yield anything more than handshakes with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Obama.


Asia stocks slip as Deutsche sours mood, oil pulls back

A man looks at an electronic board showing the Japanese yen's exchange rate against Euro outside a brokerage in Tokyo, JapanAsian stocks extended losses on Friday as worries about the health of Deutsche Bank weighed on financial shares and as oil prices inched back from near-one month highs on scepticism over OPEC's new plan to curb output. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost almost 1 percent and was on track for a 0.8 percent drop for the week. On Thursday, Wall Street lost about 1 percent as Deutsche Bank shares slumped to a record low after a report that trading clients had withdrawn excess cash and positions held in the largest German lender.


Canada plays a leadership role in protecting key fish stocks and ecosystems in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Ottawa, Ontario – Canada is working with its international partners to ensure prosperous and sustainable fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean that will promote economic growth and benefits for middle class Canadians living in coastal communities.

Technical briefing on Bill C-25

Event date: September 30, 2016-Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada officials will provide a technical briefing by teleconference for media tomorrow on Bill C-25

Canada's core, led by Sidney Crosby, continues world hockey domination

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The World Cup of Hockey lacked intensity but Patrice Bergeron and his Boston Bruins teammate Brad Marchand certainly provided a dramatic ending for Canada to claim yet another best-on-best championship.

Late collapse ends Team Europe's unexpected run to final

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Team Europe nearly surprised everyone again on Thursday but a late collapse proved costly as Canada came back for a 2-1 victory to sweep the best-of-three final.



Sunshine Girl

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Landing Profile Katie SUNshine Girl Katie is a makeup artist who loves doing up her friends as zombies. The 5-foot-2, 26-year-old, green-eyed Sagittarius also loves the theatre, singing and spending time with friends on a boat. Her dream job would be being drag queen Ru Paul's makeup artist. And she enjoys reading anything by horror-meister Stephen King. (MICHAEL PEAKE/Postmedia Network)
 

'He doesn't think he's fat'; New Hampshire hotel home to rotund cat


Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front.

'Sorry I Tased You' cake doesn't cut it for Fla. woman


It may have been a fully baked cake, but the half-baked apology written on it didn't cut it for a Florida woman.

Puppy trained to sniff out child porn


Cops have unleashed a new weapon that's taking a bite out of twisted child pornographers.

Kitten Bowl IV athletes get frisky


The furry, fleet-footed pawthletes of Kitten Bowl IV didn't exactly have the plays down Wednesday at the taping of the annual cuteness fest that airs on the Hallmark Channel each Super Bowl Sunday.

Seattle driver uses cardboard Trump head in carpool lane


A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.

Tickets sold in Toronto for $60 million Lotto Max jackpot


Tickets sold in Toronto for $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

Feds step in to stop Quebec man's deportation 20 years after conviction


The federal government is temporarily not proceeding with the deportation of a longtime Quebec resident who was ordered back to his native Italy based on a 20-year-old criminal conviction.

Statistics Canada head quits, cites loss of independence


Wayne Smith, Canada's chief statistician, has unexpectedly resigned from his job at Statistics Canada, effective immediately. On his way out he sent an email to all Stats Can employees, and information supplied to the Citizen indicates he resigned out of continuing frustration with Shared Services Canada.

Auto talks spark worry in Oshawa, Ont.


Oshawa is bracing for the worst as labour talks between General Motors and Unifor head towards a deadline of midnight Monday.
 
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